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Oyamel's Tequila Festival Kicks Off; No Dacha Opening Yet

Plus, a new restaurant CEO and some experimenting from chef Aaron Silverman.

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PENN QUARTER— Oyamel's annual tequila festival kicks off tonight. That means special dishes and drink specials, a launch event and much more. [EaterWire]

STAFF SHUFFLES— Capital Restaurant Concepts, the group behind such places as Georgia Brown's and Old Glory, has a new CEO. Tom Gregg is the new leader of that company. [EaterWire]

SHAW— Garden District may be open, but one of D.C.'s other popular beer gardens, Dacha, is still working on construction. An opening will probably happen in April, according to a spokeswoman, but time will tell. [EaterWire]

CAPITOL HILLHow do potato skin ice cream and uni scrambled eggs sound? Chef Aaron Silverman is hosting preview dinner parties to experiment on dishes for his upcoming second restaurant. Those two dishes were among those served over the weekend. [Express]

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